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Can Your Air Conditioner Make You Sick

Can Your Air Conditioner Make You Sick?

Most people associate fall and winter months with changing weather and allergy season. That’s because, as the weather changes, more people present flu-like symptoms and allergies. Before you know it, you’re suddenly sick. But, what if pollination and the flu aren’t the cause of your running nose? What if instead, it’s your AC system… is […]

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Should I Turn Off My AC When It Rains

Should I Turn Off My Air Conditioner When it Rains?

Florida summers consist of scattered showers and unbearable heat. While a properly working air conditioner can solve one of those problems, is it safe to have it running during the other? Rain is inevitable, but sometimes summer storms are here and gone before you even realize they’ve occurred. Are you supposed to protect your outdoor […]

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Upgrading From Window to Central AC

Upgrading from Window to Central AC

Whether you bought a home with a window unit and are thinking about adding central AC, or you’ve always depended on your window unit to cool your home and want to expand its cooling effects, there are a lot of factors to consider before adding central air conditioning to your home. These conditions generally fall […]

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thermostat placement

Why Thermostat Placement Matters

When it comes to air conditioners, there are certain things that are common knowledge: You need to change your air filters regularly, you should call a technician if the system is too loud, and if you live in a household with several family members, you’re likely used to thermostat wars. However, there are other factors […]

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What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Have you ever walked into someone’s home and noticed an odd smell? Indoor smoking, pets who aren’t bathed by their owners, mold, dust, and other contaminants don’t only smell bad, they also have a significant effect on air quality. The same thing happens if you work in an office environment that feels stuffy and uncomfortable. […]

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remove cigarette smell from ac

How to Remove the Cigarette Smell from an Air Conditioner

You’ve just bought a new house, and everything seems perfect – that is, until you turn on the air conditioner. You instantly notice a cigarette smell coming from your AC, but it’s the middle of summer. You can’t just turn it off. It’s not an uncommon problem, but if you’re a nonsmoker, it’s the last […]

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AC Running But Not Cooling

Why Your AC Isn’t Cooling Your Home

It’s the middle of summer and you’re sitting comfortably in your home with the air conditioner running. What could possibly go wrong? Well, the air conditioning unit not doing its job at all. Why Your Room Stays the Same Temperature with AC Running If you have come to the conclusion that your AC is running […]

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how to solve water leak from split ac

How to Solve Water Leaking from a Split AC

Nothing is worse than coming home from a long day to find out that your AC isn’t working. Aside from making your home uncomfortable, leaks from your unit can cause damage to your home. What’s causing the leaks, and how can you prevent them in the first place? If you’re using a mini-split air conditioning […]

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how to lower humidity

Ways to Reduce Humidity In Your Home

In Florida, we all know it’s not just the heat you need to worry about – it’s the humidity. Even if we have the heat under control, the humidity can still make us feel uncomfortable, hot and sticky. While we may be forced to deal with humidity outside, you shouldn’t have to suffer indoors. If […]

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What is the Average Lifespan of a New AC Unit?

Air conditioners are a big investment. They not only cost a pretty chunk of money, but it also takes a lot of research to figure out what’s the best type of system for your home. From SEER ratings to British Thermal Units (BTUs), sometimes it feels like you need an advanced degree in HVAC systems […]

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